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Old 01-11-2019, 04:39 AM
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Originally Posted by stillownedbysetters View Post
Mea culpa.

When the urgeoning American Mafia took a hit as a result of Prohibition, the KKK took advantage of their influence with the booming southern moonshining industry to make inroads on the mafia's weakened alcohol distribution networks. According to the documentary, the KKK had their fingers in a number of vice-related industries. When the KKK began dabbling in such industries, they structured their organization based on that of the Sicilian mafia.

I had no idea that the KKK had any agenda other than the suppression of blacks before viewing this show.

Hope that is clearer.
Also, the Irish Republican Army (IRA) dealt drugs, and the Mafia was the Sicilian resistance against the Italian occupation. It's like there's a connection between breaking the law and .... breaking the law. Not to mention the CIA and drug running